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« on: February 04, 2012, 10:19:17 AM »

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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2012, 12:13:01 PM »

That's unfortunate, and a weird coincidence because right now I'm writing a review for "Road House."

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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2012, 01:25:01 PM »

I've always liked his work. He was never afraid to play a guy you didn't like. He could be very unsavory and scary in some roles.

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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2012, 01:31:14 PM »

I used to enjoy "Run For Your Life"....sad loss.

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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2012, 01:39:52 PM »

Good night, BEN, you'll be missed. 

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« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2012, 02:14:13 AM »

Strange: I was watching him just the other day in The Bridge At Remagen where he played the kleptomaniac soldier Sgt Angel. RIP Mr Gazzara.  Bluesad

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« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2012, 10:47:38 AM »

I may need to dig out my copy of THE KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE . . . goodbye, Ben.


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